5th Karpov Tournament

A very strong tournament (Category 18 of FIDE)  took place in Poikovsky a village of the west Siberia between 17th and 26th of March 2004.

The event had the name of
Anatoly Karpov and was the strongest robin tournament in Russia this year.

Players participated: Alexander Grischuk RUS 2719 Ivan Sokolov NED 2706 Vladimir Malakhov RUS 2700 Viktor Bologan MDA 2679 Alexej Aleksandrov BLR 2679 Joel Lautier FRA 2676 Sergey Rublevsky RUS 2655 Vadim Zvjagintsev RUS 2654 Alexander Onischuk USA 2652 Zhang Zhong CHN 2644


Final standings
:
1. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2719 6.0, 2. Rublevsky, Sergei g RUS 2655 6.0, 3. Bologan, Viktor g MDA 2679 5.5, 4. Sokolov, Ivan g NED 2706 5.5, 5. Zvjaginsev, Vadim g RUS 2654 5.0, 6. Onischuk, Alexander g USA 2652 4.5, 7. Lautier, Joel g FRA 2676 4.0, 8. Aleksandrov, Aleksej g BLR 2679 3.5, 9. Zhang Zhong g CHN 2639 3.5, 10. Malakhov, Vladimir g RUS 2700 1.5
 
Round 1, 17.03.2004
Bologan-Aleksandrov 0-1
Malakhov-Grischuk 0-1
Sokolov-Lautier 1/2
Zhang-Rublevsky 0-1
Zvjaginsev-Onischuk 1/2
Round 2, 18.03.2004
Aleksandrov-Zvjaginsev 0-1
Grischuk-Sokolov 1-0
Lautier-Bologan 1/2
Rublevsky-Onischuk 1/2
Zhang-Malakhov 1-0
Round 3, 19.03.2004
Bologan-Grischuk 1-0
Malakhov-Rublevsky 0-1
Onischuk-Aleksandrov 1-0
Sokolov-Zhang 1-0
Zvjaginsev-Lautier 1/2 
Round 4, 20.03.2004
Grischuk-Zvjaginsev 1-0
Lautier-Onischuk 1/2
Malakhov-Sokolov 1/2
Rublevsky-Aleksandrov 1/2
Zhang-Bologan 0-1
Round 5, 22.03.2004
Aleksandrov-Lautier
1/2
Bologan-Malakhov
1/2
Onischuk-Grischuk
1/2
Sokolov-Rublevsky
1/2
Zvjaginsev-Zhang
1/2
Round 6, 23.03.2004
Grischuk-Aleksandrov 1/2
Malakhov-Zvjaginsev 0-1
Rublevsky-Lautier 1-0
Sokolov-Bologan 1/2
Zhang-Onischuk 1/2
Round 7, 24.03.2004
Aleksandrov-Zhang 1/2
Bologan-Rublevsky 1/2
Lautier-Grischuk 1/2
Onischuk-Malakhov 1-0
Zvjaginsev-Sokolov 1/2
Round 8, 25.03.2004
Bologan-Zvjaginsev 1/2
Malakhov-Aleksandrov 1/2
Rublevsky-Grischuk 1/2
Sokolov-Onischuk  1-0
Zhang-Lautier 1-0
Round 9, 21.03.2004
Aleksandrov-Sokolov 0-1
Grischuk-Zhang 1-0
Lautier-Malakhov 1-0
Onischuk-Bologan 0-1
Zvjaginsev-Rublevsky 1/2

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In the photo (from the official site ): The winner Alexander Grischuk